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Maritime trade Asia & colonial
A term used for colonial Asian metalwork in black and gold.
Eight Buddhist Treasures
A suite of eight auspicious symbols used in Buddhist art.
Nanban tetsu (南蠻鉃)
Literally: Southern barbarian steel.
Kiyou Toujin tsuba (崎陽唐人鐔)
Japanese style sword guards made by Chinese craftsmen in Nagasaki.
Asian export sword guards
Sword guards that were made across Asia, specifically with export in mind.